Tony Scheffler was forced into retirement from the NFL due to repeated concussions. The Detroit Lions released him in the middle of last season after a brutal hit against the Green Bay Packers sidelined him. Scheffler tried out for a few teams but never caught on with anyone.
Scheffler is from my hometown of Chelsea, MI. While it’s now a much larger place than when I grew up and...
Veteran TE Tony Scheffler tells Larry Lage of the Associated Press that he is retiring from the NFL due to concussions suffered over the course of his professional career.
According to Scheffler, he has suffered three concussions in the past four years. He plans to become a real estate agent and work as an assistant football coach at the high school in his hometown of Chelsea...
Former Detroit Lions tight end Tony Scheffler is retiring from the NFL.
Scheffler told The Associated Press on Wednesday he made the choice because he had three concussions over the past four years.
He had 258 receptions for 3,207 yards and 22 touchdowns in his eight-year career. The Lions released Scheffler in October. He later had workouts with Chicago and Kansas City and says...
The Detroit Lions have released tight end Tony Scheffler, who missed the last two games with concussion-related problems.
The Lions signed tackle Barry Richardson in a corresponding move. Richardson played last season with the St. Louis Rams, starting all 16 games.
In four seasons with Detroit, Scheffler played in 50 games, catching 120 passes for 1,311 yards and eight touchdowns...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2013
The Detroit Lions announced they have released TE Tony Scheffler.
Detroit signed OT Barry Richardson to take his place on their active roster.
After sustaining a concussion in Week 5, HC Jim Schwartz hinted that Scheffler could be headed to injured reserve over a week ago. This and the rise of undrafted rookie Joseph Fauria appears to have left Scheffler expendable.
Tony Scheffler was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft. After seeing limited playing time early in the season, Scheffler saw increased playing time and production after Jay Cutler was inserted as the Broncos starting quarterback on December 3, 2006, against the Seattle Seahawks. Tony could end up with Jay Cutler again in the Windy city, […]
This was tweeted to me by a good friend -- it's Detroit Lions tight end Tony Scheffler playing a couple Barstool bloggers in 2-on-1 basketball, eating a lot of pizza and then puking:
@Detroit4lyfe “Barstool Bro Show with Detroit Lions tight end Tony Scheffler http://t.co/WuMtbBBVZG”
— Jewsaay (@Jewsaay) September 28, 2013
This is the most...
NIGHTS ON BROADWAY
Tony Scheffler went all Westside Story on the Panthers today after scoring a 17 yard TD reception.
Thanks to the great folks at Black Sports Online we were able to finally figure out what Tony Scheffler was doing during his TD celebration today.
I knew immediately because the AT&T Flash Mob commercial is one of my favorite commercials of all time. I am not sure what inspired Scheffler to have this preplanned, but it was awesome.
We agree, it was awesome.
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Tony Scheffler made a big enough splash in his first month as a Lion to earn a three-year contract extension. In the season since, Scheffler's production has taken a puzzling and precipitous drop.